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Mount Zemaraim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mount Zemaraim
Zemaraim, Mount (הַר צְמָרַיִם‎, har tsemarayim). A mountain in Ephraim where Abijah of Judah met Jeroboam I of Israel in battle (2 Chr 13:4).
Zemaraim
Zemaraim (צְמָרַיִם‎, tsemarayim). A town assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:21–24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zemaraim (Place)
ZEMARAIM (PLACE) [Heb ṣĕmārayim (צְמָרַיִם‎)]. 1. A town appearing in the list of cities belonging to the E part of Benjamin (Josh 18:21–24), possibly identifiable with Ras et-Taḥuneh (M.R. 170147; LBHG, 385; cf. HGB, 401). Shishak’s campaign list in the Amon temple at Karnak also mentions this town
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zemaraim
Zemaraim. 1. Town near the northern border of the territory of Benjamin (Jos 18:22). The most likely location is Ras ez-Zeimara, about five miles northeast of Bethel in the hill country between et-Taiyibeh and Rammun.2. Mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) and the scene of Abijah’s speech
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zemaraim
Zemaraim zem-ə-rāʹəm [Heb. emārayim Gk. A Semrim, B Sara (Josh. 18:22), Somorōn (2 Ch. 13:4)]. The name of a place and of a mountain, probably in the same region.Zemaraim was one of the cities of Benjamin, named between Beth-arabah and Bethel (Josh. 18:22). In 2 Ch. 13:4, however, Zemaraim is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zemaraim
ZEMARAIM1. Town near the northern border of the territory of Benjamin (Jos 18:22). The most likely location is Ras ez-Zeimara, about five miles (8 kilometers) northeast of Bethel in the hill country between et-Taiyibeh and Rammum.2. Mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) and the scene
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zemaraim
ZEMARAIM1. A city of the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:22). Some writers identify it with Ras ez-Zeimara, a ruin c. three miles NE of Bethel.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) on which King Abijah stood to harangue Jeroboam and his men, urging them to repent of their rebellion.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zemaraim
ZEMARAIM. 1. A Benjaminite town, listed with Beth-arabah and Bethel (Jos. 18:22). Proposed locations are Khirbet al-Samra, Ras al-Zaimara and Ras al-Tâḥûna.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Ch. 13:4). Bethel was presumably in the same general locality (cf. v. 19), so probably the mountain
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zemaraim
Zemaraim (Heb. ṣĕmārayim)1. A town in the tribal territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:22). It is often identified with Râs eṭ-Ṭāḥûneh (170147), in the vicinity of Ramallah and el-Bireh.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr. 13:4), from which King Abijah of Judah addressed Jeroboam
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Zemaraim
ZEMARAIM A town in the territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:22), which gave its name to Mount Zemaraim in the mountains of Ephraim. From there Abiah, King of Judah, spoke to the people before the war with Jeroboam (2 Chr. 13:4). The Septuagint and Josephus refer to the mountain as Oros Somoron, possibly Mount
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zemaraim
Zemara´im (double fleece of wool), a town in the allotment of Benjamin, Josh. 18:22, perhaps identical with Mount Zemaraim, mentioned in 2 Chron. 13:4 only, which was “in Mount Ephraim,” that is to say, within the general district of the highlands of that great tribe. 2 Chron. 13:4.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zemaraim
ZEMARA´IM (zem-a-raʹim; “double fleece”).1. One of the ancient towns assigned to Benjamin (Josh. 18:22), in the eastern section of its territory and grouped with Beth-arabah and Bethel. It is probably to be identified with the ruins of Khirbet es-Samrah, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho.2. The